September 29, 2006

Board's Consumer Advisory Council will meet on October 26

For immediate release

The Federal Reserve Board announced Friday that the Consumer Advisory Council will hold its next meeting on Thursday, October 26. The meeting will take place in Dining Room E, Terrace level, in the Board's Martin Building. The session will begin at 9:00 a.m. EDT and is open to the public. Anyone planning to attend the meeting should, for security purposes, register no later than Tuesday, October 24, by completing the form found on-line at: Additionally, attendees must present photo identification to enter the building.

The Council's function is to advise the Board on the exercise of its responsibilities under various consumer financial services laws and on other matters. Time permitting, the Council will discuss the following topics:

  • Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACT Act)
  • Nontraditional Mortgage Products
  • Affordable Housing

Reports by committees and other matters initiated by the Council members may also be discussed. The Board invites comments from the public on any of these matters.

The Board's notice is attached.

Last Update: September 29, 2006